Discovering The Past
Keith at the Invisible Library
mentioned that scientists had found a technique to read old papyrus scrolls
using scanners with varying light sources, ranging from infrared to ultraviolet.
Then the Apostropher
posts on what was written on the scrolls
This was an eclectic mix of scrolls from the beginning of the first millennium CE. There are bits of classic Greek plays, Roman writings, everyday documents, and Christian works.
Of interest to the Religious Reich are copies of the Book of Revelation that record the "Number of the Beast" as 616, not 666. Well, of course, a little error like that won't make much difference, right? I mean all those people who have been avoiding 666, but accepting 616 won't be in any trouble, right? No chance that over the years of hand copying errors would have crept in, right?